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Common Crane Fly

Common Crane Fly

Wide spread in New York State, including Monroe, Ontario, Onondaga, Seneca, and Wayne Counties.

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Quagga Mussel

Quagga Mussel

Quagga mussels are filter-feeding freshwater bivalve mollusks. The quagga mussel is pale toward the end of the hinge and about 3/4″ wide.

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Asian Clam

Asian Clam

Asian clam is a freshwater bivalve mollusk. The outside shells are yellow-green to brown with elevated concentric rings. If the color chips away, white spots can be seen underneath. The inside of the shells may be light purple. Adults are small, usually less than 1 1/2″ in length.

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Fishhook Waterflea

Fishhook Waterflea

Fishhook waterfleas are tiny crustaceans less than 1/2″ long with long, sharp, barbed tails. The fishhook waterflea has a slender spine and prominent S-shaped loop on the tail. Fishhook waterfleas collect in gelatinous globs on fishing equipment and lines.

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Spiny Waterflea

Spiny Waterflea

Spiny waterfleas are tiny crustaceans less than 1/2″ long with long, sharp, barbed tails. Spiny waterfleas collect in gelatinous globs on fishing equipment and lines.

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Zebra Mussel

Zebra Mussel

Zebra mussels are filter-feeding freshwater bivalve mollusks. Zebra mussels are small, ¼” to 1 ½” long, and D-shaped with light and dark brown stripes.

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